Definition of kitschness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪtʃnəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun]
The quality of being in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality.
Example sentences
  • In the red vinyl booths parents with their kids cooed at the kitchness of the place.
  • It had a raw kind of drama and kitchness that was missing from a lot of British stuff at the time.
  • The patterns and images he adapts are seductive in their familiarity and kitschness, but also in how they have become suddenly, shimmeringly strange.

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